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  • Palestinian families fight for relatives' remains held by Israel

    A recent Supreme Court ruling has rubber-stamped Israel's policy of withholding the bodies of Palestinians killed by its security forces. By Miriam Deprez Mohammad Elayyan discovered through a Facebook post that his 22-year-old son, Bahaa, had been shot dead by Israeli forces after allegedly carrying out a stabbing and shooting attack in East Jerusalem in October 2015. It would be another 325 days before he saw the body. [tmwinpost] “From that moment on, the agony and the long journey of struggle and pursuit of getting my son out of an Israeli refrigerator to be buried began,” Elayyan recalled, as he joined scores…

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